Reviews & Features

Our reviews and ‘best of’ articles relating to music, food, art, shopping and more in and around Birmingham.

The Gentleman & Scholar Pub Menu Review

The Gentleman & Scholar Pub Menu Review

Last week I was lucky enough to be invited to sample the food at the Gentleman & Scholar Pub inside the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Guests can enjoy a… Read more »

Festive Things to do in Brum by Rhiannon Simpson

Tis the season to… Buy Local Medicine Bakery– Market Place 1-14 Dec As if I needed more of an excuse to visit the alchemists of buttery goodness… Read more »

All Greek Street Food review by Ollie Lloyd

All Greek Street Food review by Ollie Lloyd

Tucked down Stephenson Street just by the Grand Central Station mirrored ‘eye’ entrance is a little food outlet that has brought authentic Greek kebabs to another level…. Read more »

The Polaris Festival 2018 review By Rachel Bambrough

The Polaris Festival 2018 review By Rachel Bambrough

An unimaginable experience with panoramic views in its unique natural beauty, dramatic surroundings. An environment where all are welcome whether you have a beard, beanie or a… Read more »

Ocho Tapas Review by Ollie Lloyd

Ocho Tapas Review by Ollie Lloyd

We all need tapas in our lives, so when I was invited to the launch of Ocho in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, my brain and belly did a… Read more »

Re-opened Buzz Bingo Becomes Great Park’s Latest Nightlife Addition

Re-opened Buzz Bingo Becomes Great Park’s Latest Nightlife Addition

The national bingo chain Buzz Bingo has recently re-opened their Great Park site in B45 following a complete overhaul of the previous venue, opening its doors as… Read more »

GLM Foodbank Services and Homeless Project

GLM Foodbank Services and Homeless Project

Green Lane Masjid & Community Centre are currently working on a number of projects such as a foodbank, food kitchen for the homeless and a big elderly… Read more »

Lauryn Hill at Arena Birmingham by Rhiannon Storer

‘As we all know, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill came out in 1998. So you’re either from that era or your parents are,’ said Hill’s DJ Reborn… Read more »

Heart of Darkness review by Charlotte Burholt

Imitating the dog’s take on Joseph Conrad’s seminal Heart of Darkness is innovative and bold; yet the production fails to create a fully formed theatrical experience. Structured… Read more »

The Surrenders Unplugged at Actress & Bishop review

The Surrenders Unplugged at Actress & Bishop review

It’s a cold late October night and myself and a mate are headed to The Actress & Bishop music pub near St Paul’s Square, The Jewellery Quarter…. Read more »

Bored in Birmingham? Do Something Different

If you’re looking for things to do in the night time or the day, sometimes it’s hard to find fresh ideas, especially in your own city. Whether… Read more »

Tom Misch Gig at O2 Academy Review by Rhiannon Storer

“You should come south of the river – this is where it all starts.” And maybe he’s right. The Dulwich- born guitarist is celebrating what has been… Read more »

Kingfisher Shopping Centre prepares for UKs first accessible shopping day

Kingfisher Shopping Centre has announced it will join retailers across the nation in marking Purple Tuesday, the UK’s first accessible shopping day. Tuesday 13th November 2018 will… Read more »

When quality doesn’t have to have a huge price tag. Reiss Clearance Sale.

When quality doesn’t have to have a huge price tag. Reiss Clearance Sale.

Tucked away in the back of the eclectic Custard Factory, something quite remarkable is happening. A clearance sale that puts the consumer first and charitable causes. Having… Read more »

Polaris Festival Reveals Line Up of its 4th Edition!

Polaris, the mountain-top festival in Verbier, Switzerland, returns for its fourth edition, from Thursday 29th November – Sunday 2nd December. Set in a beautiful mountain-top alpine village, Polaris… Read more »

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